Tag Archives: AWS

CloudPassage to Offer Agencies Halo Security Platform Through AWS GovCloud

CloudPassage‘s Halo platform will be available to federal government customers through Amazon Web Services‘ GovCloud for the U.S. region as the security company works to achieve FedRAMP-ready status. CloudPassage said Tuesday it is seeking to obtain a certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to provide agile security functions to the Defense Department and …

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VArmour Extends Security Tool to AWS Cloud Platforms; Angie Messer Comments

Data center security firm vArmour and Amazon Web Services have formed a partnership to help enterprises secure and manage their data workloads on AWS’ private, public and hybrid cloud computing platforms. VArmour will offer network control, policy enforcement and visibility to clients with workloads that run on AWS cloud environments through its Distributed …

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Blue Canopy to Provide AWS Cloud-Based HPC, Analytics to SEC

Blue Canopy Group has received a five-year, $39 million prime contract to build a high-performance computing infrastructure hosted on Amazon Web Services‘ cloud environment for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission‘s office of information technology. The HPCI will feature a big data analytics function in support of SEC’s efforts to detect high-frequency trading …

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Max Peterson: AWS Cloud to Support IJIS Institute Programs

Amazon Web Services has become a member of the nonprofit IJIS Institute and will provide leadership, expertise and financial support for the institute’s national information sharing and safeguarding efforts. The IJIS Institute said Thursday its programs are aimed at the law enforcement, homeland security and public safety sectors. “We’re looking forward to taking …

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AWS Symposium to Discuss Open Data, Other Cloud Applications for Public Sector

Amazon Web Services will hold its sixth annual Government, Education and Nonprofits Symposium on June 25 and 26 to discuss existing applications of cloud services on public sector organizations. AWS said in the event webpage that participants will present cases on the topics of FedRAMP and trusted Internet connections, scientific discovery, DevOps, education and open data. …

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AWS’ Teresa Carlson: Silicon Valley Firms See Federal Collaboration Opportunity

Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector at Amazon Web Services, has observed that Silicon Valley-based technology companies have seen an opportunity to collaborate with federal agencies, she told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Thursday. “Government is going out there,” Carlson told the Business Journal’s Jill …

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Unisys to Help Manage Consumer Info Via AWS Cloud; Steve Kousen Comments

Unisys has been awarded five-year, $7 million contract to provide Amazon Web Services‘ cloud services for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau‘s consumer safety information initiative. The CFPB intends to scale its information technology resources via the AWS cloud in order to fulfill consumer demand for safety information, Unisys said Thursday. “We look forward to helping CFPB provide critical information to …

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